Thursday, January 15, 2009

FC eye 'Cable' climb

15/ 1/2009

FC UNITED will bid to further close the gap in the race for a play-off place as they host Prescot Cables on Saturday, January 17, kick-off 3pm.

The reds moved to within four points of the UniBond Premier League’s top six with a 1-0 away win at Boston at the weekend.

Their goal scoring hero was Kyle Wilson, who notched his 24th goal of the season.

Prescot come to Gigg Lane having beaten FC 4-3 in the reverse fixture back in September.

In that match, FC came from behind to level the scores at 3-3 only for the Knowsley side to break their hearts with a last minute goal on the counter attack.

United warmed up for Saturday’s game with a 2-1 friendly victory over North West Counties side Maine Road on Tuesday night.

FC new boys Tunji Moses and ex-Maine Roader Neil Chappel played in the match.

The on the gate admission prices for Saturday are £7.50 for adults, £5 for over-60s and £2 for under-18s.